Paris Agreement: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Apex Committee for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement: Key Facts

Published: December 1, 2020

The Apex Committee for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (AIPA) was recently constituted by the Indian government to ensure coordinated response to climate change matters and to keep the country on track towards meeting its climate change obligations under the Paris Agreement, which includes Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). It will act as the national ..

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GoI launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal

Published: November 28, 2020

The Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar recently launched the India Climate Change knowledge portal. The portal will hold major information about the steps taken by the government at both National and international levels to address climate change issues. It will act as a single point information source providing information ..

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First Convergence Project of India to generate green energy

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 17, 2020 the Energy Efficiency Services Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of New and Renewable Energy, Goa. According to the agreement, the first convergence project of India to generate Green Energy for agriculture and rural areas is to be set up in Goa. About the project The project is ..

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EU Environmental Ministers commit to Net Zero Emissions Target by 2050: Key Facts

Published: October 27, 2020

European Union Environment Ministers signed an agreement in Luxembourg on 23rd October 2020. The deal has created EU’s 2050 net-zero emissions target legally binding on the states. What is the new deal? It objective is to help the block to achieve its target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. The 2050 net-zero emission targets involves ..

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PV Edge 2020 organised by NITI Aayog

Published: October 5, 2020

On October 6, 2020, NITI Aayog, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Invest India will organise a Global symposium called the “India PV Edge 2020”. Highlights The summit aims to unveil and promote cutting edge technologies in solar manufacturing in India. India has set an ambitious target of achieving 450 GW of renewable energy ..

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